STUDY OF FOLKLORE
Bulletin of the G. Tsadasa Institute of Language, Literature and Art 28 (2021)
THE ROLE OF METAPHOR IN LEZGHIN PROVERBS AND SAYINGS
Pages: 74 - 77
The article analyzes the functional specificity of the metaphor in folk proverbs and sayings of the Lezghins. On the subject-figurative level, Lezghin paremias are characterized by frequent use of metaphor and metaphorical images. Metaphor, with its meaningfulness, best copes with the artistic features of this genre, which requires laconicism and brevity of presentation.
Keywords: Lezghin folklore, aphoristic genre, proverbs, sayings, poetics, metaphor.